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PA holds official reception for murderers released from prison

     “Wednesday morning [Aug. 14, 2013] occupation authorities released Yusuf Arshid from the village of Seer, Burhan Sbeih from Kafr Rai, and Taher Zayoud from Silat al-Harithiya in the first phase [of prisoner releases] which included 26 of the prisoners who had been arrested before the Oslo agreements were signed.
The three released [prisoners], like the rest of the released veteran prisoners, were given a great official and public reception, as scores of delegations and thousands of citizens from [a broad] spectrum of [West] Bank visited their homes, in order to congratulate them on their release from occupation prisons.
Jenin District Governor Talal Dweikat congratulated the three released prisoners on behalf of President Mahmoud Abbas. [The following dignitaries] were present: Minister of Prisoners’ Affairs Issa Karake, Head of the Prisoners’ Club Qadura Fares, Regional Commander Fathi Al- Tayeh, Member of Palestinian Parliament Jamal Hweil, Secretary of the Prisoners’ Club, Ghareb Abu Diyak, Fatah Secretary of [Jenin] branch Ata Abu Rmeileh, commanders of the security forces, heads of official institutions, and representatives of official and public dignitaries and of local bodies.”

Note: Burhan Sbeih – murdered five Palestinians he suspected of collaborating with Israel. Was arrested in February 2001 and sentenced to six life sentences and an additional nine years in prison, but was released in August 2013 as one of 104 terrorists whom Israel agreed to release to fulfill the PA's precondition for renewing negotiations.
Yusuf Arshid – murdered five Palestinians he suspected of collaborating with Israel. He was arrested in 1993 and was serving five life sentences but was released in August 2013 as one of 104 terrorists whom Israel agreed to release to fulfill the PA's precondition for renewing negotiations.
Taher Zayoud – he and two accomplices planned to steal a weapon and shot Avraham Cohen. They found he had no weapon and left him wounded. Zayoud was arrested in February 1993 and sentenced to 21 years in prison. He was released in August 2013 as one of 104 terrorists whom Israel agreed to release to fulfill the PA's precondition for renewing negotiations.
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